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1leverage/ˈlɛvərɪʤ, ˈliːvərɪʤ/noun
1leverage
/ˈlɛvərɪʤ, ˈliːvərɪʤ/
noun
Learner's definition of LEVERAGE  
[noncount]
: influence or power used to achieve a desired result
: the increase in force gained by using a lever
2leverage/ˈlɛvərɪʤ, ˈliːvərɪʤ/verb
leveragesleveragedleveraging
2leverage
/ˈlɛvərɪʤ, ˈliːvərɪʤ/
verb
leveragesleveragedleveraging
Learner's definition of LEVERAGE  
[+ object]chiefly US
: to use (something valuable) to achieve a desired result
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